Bilingual Human Resource Generalist

Methuen, MA 01844

Posted: 03/09/2020 Employment Type: Full Time Permanent Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 001BHR Pay Rate: 65,000.00 Branch: Methuen, MA Division:

Job Description

 

 PURPOSE -

Under general supervision, the Human Resources Generalist is responsible for the day to day administration of policies and programs. The Generalist performs duties at the professional level in some or all of the following functional areas: employee relations, labor relations, temporary employment contract administration (enforcement and interpretation), training, employment, affirmative action and employment equity program, new hire orientation, hourly benefits data entry & enrollment  assistance.

This position requires an extremely perceptive person, who is capable of relating to individuals at all levels within the organization, treating everyone as a customer. The Generalist must be sensitive to corporate needs, employee goodwill, and the business needs.

 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES –

 

  • Employment –review applications and resumes, interview, recommend and select applicants for hire.  Conduct orientation for all newly hired employees.  Ensure that staffing levels are maintained for the Newburyport Plant. Maintain all employee and applicant documentation as dictated by governing agencies. 
  • Primary translator for employee meetings, investigations, notifications-verbal and written
  • Employee Relations – investigate, resolve, and communicate in regard to employee questions, issues, or concerns related to their employment.
  • Performance Management - Monitor and record Employee Performance Evaluations and/or qualifications for hourly employees
  • Monitor and report to payroll: FMLA usage.  Maintain and distribute report of same. Monitor tardy and absenteeism reports and ensure proper documentation is issued on employees who have excessive tardiness or absenteeism problems.
  • Benefits: Administer benefits for hourly employees including new hire orientation, benefits discrepancies, short term disability, and leave under the Family Medical Leave Act; COBRA Administration
  • Participate in the AIB/FSSC22000 yearly audit and assist in the development of procedures & corrective actions.
  • Review benefits with employees and process enrollment, cancellation or changes for medical and dental insurance.  Ensure that employees have current beneficiary information. 
  • Monitor and maintain employee eligibility for 401(k) participation. Ensure all proper paperwork is completed and distributed accordingly. Monitor employee eligibility for medical and dental insurance.
  • Administrative & Decision Responsibilities of the HR Department –  review all claims from Massachusetts Workforce Development regarding unemployment issues, processing paperwork in a timely manner working with the third party administrator.  Attend Unemployment hearings when necessary.
  • Training – Schedule and facilitate required trainings; Track all training for the plant, working closely with Safety Supervisor, area managers, and supervisors to ensure that all training is completed.
  • Manage and track all employee disciplinary action, including investigations. 
  • Coach, counsel and guide managers before the execution of employee disciplinary actions as needed
  • Maintain employee personnel files, monitor and close out terminated employee files
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance: monitor and update I-9 Employment Eligibility forms; maintain files for I-9 forms
  • Other duties as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE/COMPENTENCIES-

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, plus a minimum of 4 years human resources experience
  • Experience in the administration of benefits and compensation programs and/or other Human Resources programs.
  • Proven bi-lingual skills (English – Spanish) verbal and written
  • General knowledge of employment laws and practices.
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment. Must include Excel and demonstrated skills in database management and record keeping.
  • Effective oral and written communication.
  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills.
  • Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • PHR or SPHR certification

 

KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE/

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, plus a minimum of 4 years human resources experience
  • Experience in the administration of benefits and compensation programs and/or other Human Resources programs.
  • Proven bi-lingual skills (English – Spanish) verbal and written
  • General knowledge of employment laws and practices.
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment. Must include Excel and demonstrated skills in database management and record keeping.
  • Effective oral and written communication.
  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills.
  • Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality

The ability to interpret and translate English/Spanish is a must.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE/

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, plus a minimum of 4 years human resources experience
  • Experience in the administration of benefits and compensation programs and/or other Human Resources programs.
  • Proven bi-lingual skills (English – Spanish) verbal and written
  • General knowledge of employment laws and practices.
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment. Must include Excel and demonstrated skills in database management and record keeping.
  • Effective oral and written communication.
  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills.
  • Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality

The ability to interpret and translate English/Spanish is a must.

 

EEO

 

Job Requirements

 

KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE/

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, plus a minimum of 4 years human resources experience
  • Experience in the administration of benefits and compensation programs and/or other Human Resources programs.
  • Proven bi-lingual skills (English – Spanish) verbal and written
  • General knowledge of employment laws and practices.
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment. Must include Excel and demonstrated skills in database management and record keeping.
  • Effective oral and written communication.
  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills.
  • Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality

The ability to interpret and translate English/Spanish is a must.

 

EEO

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